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Scuba Diving on Maui


Maui is home to some of Hawaii's best scuba diving.  The waters are warm, from 70 to 80 degrees depending on the season, but you'll want a wetsuit for sure.  Sandra dove all our dives on Maui with a 3mm full wetsuit and was comfortable, and I dove with a long-sleeved shorty, except on our night dive, where I opted for a full suit.  The divemasters were wearing 7mm suits, however, so I guess it depends on what you are acclimatized to.  

Our only warm water diving experience had been in Cozumel, so that's really all we have to compare it to.  Hawaii has only hard coral, which is much less vibrant and colorful than the soft coral of the Caribbean.  However, you'll have a lot better chance of spotting large creatures such as sharks, turtles, seals, dolphins, manta rays, and even humpback whales.  The fish aren't as plentiful as in the Caribbean, though Molokini Crater comes close, but a large percentage of the fish in Hawaii are found nowhere else in the world.  It's our opinion that the Big Island probably offers better visibility, rock formations, and large pelagics, but that Maui has better fish, and most importantly more whales!

You can visit our page on choosing a dive site on Maui to get started planning your trip, read about Maui's best dive sites, or check out our reef reviews and dive reports from our trip!  You can also click on the links in the table below to see what there is to see underwater in Maui.  Don't miss our sites on diving Kaua'i, Lana'i, Molokai, Oahu, Niihau, the Big Island, and Midway!


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Mike Severn's Diving

Mike Severns Maui Scuba Diving
Maui’s waters offer some of the most amazing SCUBA diving in the world! Enjoy an educational, personalized dive with the experts at Mike Severns Diving.

   

Manta Ray

Extended Horizons Maui Scuba Diving
Extended Horizons has been serving Maui visitors and residents since 1983. Join them on a Maui Scuba Diving excursion you’ll never forget!

   

Scuba Diving Maui

Trilogy Maui Scuba Diving
Enjoy an unforgettable Maui scuba diving adventure with Trilogy. Maui dive locations include a day trip to Lanai and a twilight and night dive to Molokini.


Underwater Photos


 

Hawaii Beneath the Waves
CD Islands Photos Ocean Views Tropical Divers Photo Gallery
Ed Robinson's Hawaiian Watercolors Scuba Shack Underwater Photography Underwater Maui

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